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Nicholas Monroe and Jack Sock will try to win their second ATP World Tour team doubles title on Saturday in Miami.

Previewing The Miami Open Doubles Final

Monroe/Sock take on sixth seeds Kubot/Melo

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• In Saturday’s doubles championship, the unseeded American duo of Nicholas Monroe and Jack Sock take on No. 6 seeds Lukasz Kubot of Poland and Marcelo Melo of Brazil. All four players are trying to win their first Miami Open presented by Itau title. Sock is the only former finalist, in 2015 (w/Pospisil). They lost to the Bryan brothers.

• Monroe/Sock defeated Qureshi/Simon 64 63 in 1R, [1] Kontinen/Peers 36 76(5) 10-8 in 2R, [7] Dodig/Granollers 76(5) 63 in QF and [3] Bryan/Bryan 76(5) 63 in SF to reach first final of season and second together (2015 Stockholm)

• They are playing in their first tournament of the season and fifth career ATP World Tour tourney (10-3 record). They first teamed up at the Sacramento, CA Challenger in 2011 and reached the final. In 2012, they played two Futures events and three Challengers, reaching finals in Honolulu and Dallas. That year, they made their ATP World Tour debut in Delray Beach (1R). In 2013-14, they played the Savannah, GA Challenger each year. In their lone tournament in 2015 in Stockholm they won the title (d. Pavic/Venus). Last year they played twice, in Rio de Janeiro (1R) and ATP Masters 1000 Paris (QF)

• Monroe is 5-1 lifetime in Miami and prior to this year his best result was QFs last year (w/Isner)

• Sock is 11-4 lifetime in Miami and prior to this year his best result was a runner-up in 2015 (w/Pospisil)

• Monroe has a 3-4 career record in ATP World Tour finals with all three titles coming in Sweden: 2013 (w/Stadler) and 2014 (w/Brunstrom) in Bastad along with 2015 Stockholm (w/Sock)

• Sock has an 8-8 career record in ATP World Tour level finals, including 2-5 in ATP Masters 1000 finals (won 2015 Indian Wells w/Pospisil; 2016 Shanghai w/Isner). Biggest title came at 2014 Wimbledon (w/Pospisil)

Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings: Monroe No. 53 (Career-High No. 46 on Jan. 30, 2017), Sock No. 22 (Career-High No. 6 on May 11, 2015)

• Kubot/Melo have dropped three sets en route to the final, defeating [WC] Daniell/Demolnier26 76(0) 10-7 in 1R, Rojer/Tecau 64 36 11-9 in 2R, [4] J. Murray/Soares 26 63 10-8 in QF and Baker/Nestor 64 63 in SF to reach second straight ATP Masters 1000 final. In Indian Wells two weeks ago, they lost to [6] Klaasen/Ram 67 64 10-8 in title match

• They are playing in 11th career tournament together (22-8 record) and fourth ATP World Tour final (2-1). They won title in 2015 debut in Vienna and last year defended title. They went 4-0 in 2015, 6-2 last season and are 12-6 in 2017

• Kubot is 8-5 lifetime in Miami and prior to this year his best result was QFs in 2012 (w/Tipsarevic)

• Melo is 12-9 lifetime in Miami and prior to this year his best result was SFs in 2015 (w/Soares)

• Kubot has a 14-11 career record in finals and 0-2 in ATP Masters 1000 finals (2012 Rome w/Tipsarevic),Indian Wells

• Melo has a 22-20 career record in finals and 5-3 in ATP Masters 1000 finals (won 2013 Shanghai, 2015 Shanghai & Paris-Bercy, 2016 Toronto & Cincinnati)

Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings: Kubot No. 17 (Career-High No. 7 on Sept. 27, 2010), Melo No. 9 (Career-High No. 1 on Nov. 2, 2015)